In the Finger Multiplication post, we have learned how we can cleverly multiply numbers from 6 to 10 using our fingers without memorizing the multiplication table. In this post, we will discuss the reason why this method works. The proof can be written in a few lines, but since this article falls under the elementary […]

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# Posts tagged with 'polish hand magic'

## Finger Math Multiplication

I was surprised when I came across with an article on Polish hand magic, a strategy for multiplication using fingers. I remember us doing it when we were in the first grade, but in a slightly different way. Here in our country, we call it Finger Math or Finger Multiplication. Finger multiplication is a strategy for multiplying […]

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